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Christensen-Scheel, Boel – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
Influenced by needs to legitimise large collections and the position as public institutions, art museums today are searching to develop rigorous public strategies in order to increase numbers of visitors and public impact. Education is part of those strategies, and the need to discuss art education in relation to publicness and criticality arises.…
Descriptors: Museums, Foreign Countries, Art Education, Educational Methods
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Marsden, Scott – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
My insurgent curatorial strategy incorporates theory around dialogue and is used to develop a participatory and collaborative process that gives voice to those who are marginalised and/or disfranchised and are suppressed by dominant social narratives. My strategy demonstrates how art galleries and museums can function as sites for community…
Descriptors: Museums, Art, Creativity, Disadvantaged
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Dahl, Mette Irene – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
'Working with you all and finding my voice as an educator has changed my life', one of the retirees said as we were discussing their experiences as museum volunteers. When I was given a two-year contract as a museum educator to contribute to the renewal of a maritime museum in Norway by designing and developing a broad ranging outreach programme,…
Descriptors: Museums, Lifelong Learning, Volunteers, Adult Learning
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Graham, Janna – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
Adult education in art galleries sits on a fault line, at once an apparatus upholding the affirmative aspects of museum culture cultivated by global elites, a propellant in the whirring of an increasingly dislocated set of events on trendy and consumable political themes, and a site for 'allyship' and other kinds of radical and socially…
Descriptors: Art, Museums, Adult Education, Transformative Learning
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Taber, Nancy – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
In this autoethnographic narrative article, I apply a feminist antimilitarist lens to discuss how the critical learning that museums can facilitate can provide a powerful pedagogic lens into the past and present, particularly when connected to self. These sites can illuminate the strength of women as they encounter/ed individual and societal…
Descriptors: Museums, Fiction, Ethnography, Feminism
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Sitzia, Emilie – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
In the wake of new museology and constructivist learning theories, the traditional unidirectional educational role of the museum has been contested and challenged. Museums have the potential to be progressive pedagogical sites and are an ideal terrain to explore educational theories and attitudes. Jacques Rancière, in his seminal book "The…
Descriptors: Arts Centers, Museums, Educational Practices, Role of Education
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Voelkel, Micki; Henehan, Shelli – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
American popular culture romanticises relationships between sex workers and their customers; novels, films and television depict prostitutes as innocents in need of rescue by a wealthy or powerful man. Miss Laura's Social Club, a restored Victorian brothel in Fort Smith, Arkansas, USA, functions both as an informal house museum and the visitor…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Historical Interpretation, Sex, Qualitative Research
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Clover, Darlene E. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
Although burdened by legacies of elitism, exclusion and paternalism, some public museums are attempting to respond to the socio-environmental problems currently facing our planet by developing critical non-formal educational activities to foster consciousness and change. This article explores one such response; a six-week non-formal course…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Arts Centers, Museums, Foreign Countries
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Spring, Lauren; Smith, Melissa; DaSilva, Maureen – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
Consciousness-raising practices at the heart of feminism remain one of the most vital components of transformative learning theory and provide the foundation for its constructivist underpinnings. Recently, there has been a call for educators to employ consciousness-raising practices outside of traditional classroom settings and to focus greater…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Transformative Learning, Feminism, Arts Centers
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Su, Yahui; Feng, Liyia; Hsu, Chang-Hui – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
This article reflects on the implementation of lifelong professional development for teachers in Taiwan based on our analysis and understanding of the participation of elementary and secondary school teachers in the Teacher Professional Development and Evaluation (TPDE) programme. This qualitative account is established based on 34 in-depth…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Lifelong Learning, Influences, Elementary Secondary Education
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Cort, Pia; Mariager-Anderson, Kristina; Thomsen, Rie – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
In the EU, ambitious objectives have been set for education and training since the adoption of the Lisbon Agenda in 2000. The policies aim among other things to empower the individual through participation in lifelong learning which is seen as both a right and a duty: 'People need to want and to be able to take their lives into their own hands--to…
Descriptors: Unskilled Workers, Foreign Countries, Educational Objectives, Lifelong Learning
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Zanazzi, Silvia – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
A skilled workforce is a prerequisite for productivity and a stepping stone for innovation. This is the reason why education and investment in skills have been made the foundations of Europe 2020, Europe's strategy to overcome the economic crisis and boost growth. The propensity for developing skills is consistently present in European countries…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Impact, Economic Factors, Skill Development
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Brigham, Susan M.; Baillie Abidi, Catherine; Zhang, Yuhui – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
Migration is a gendered phenomenon, embedded within patriarchal structures and social relations that extend beyond State borders. We draw on a transnational feminist framework to explore the gendered dimensions of young refugee and immigrant women's migration and learning experiences. Ten women were involved in a participatory photography research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Photography, Migrants, Refugees
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Youde, Andrew – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
The article proposes a new way of analysing and understanding blended learning and contributes to current debates about adult learner motivations for study. It argues that, whilst the validity of the Andragogical Model has been criticised, it has provided a useful framework of analysis in the context of blended learning to meet the needs of adult…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Blended Learning, Tutoring, Adult Learning
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Brown, Alan; Bimrose, Jenny – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
The drivers of learning for mid-career workers with few initial qualifications from the Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Italy and Poland are examined. The focus in this article is upon the learning pathways and experience of the low-qualified drawn from empirical research which gathered and analysed the strategic career and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Skills, Semiskilled Workers, Career Change
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